Index Support and Resistance for Wednesday, 7/13/2016

 

  Counting down to 3rd Friday of the month Options expiry … this Friday 7/15/2016.
  Yesterday saw new highs for the DJIA (18371.95), the S&P 500 (2155.40), the Russell 1000 (1193.74), the Russell 3000 (1273.08), and declining was the CBOE (TNX) (24.32).
  Below you will find the Index Support and Resistance for Wednesday, 7/13/2016 as calculated from the changes in Index points through Tuesday, 7/12/2016’s close.
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Index chart 20160712

  I.    Index performance Tuesday, 7/12/2016

  • Dow Jones    18,347.67  +120.74  (+0.66%)    (chart: blue)
  • Nasdaq        5,022.82   +34.18  (+0.69%)    (chart: gold)
  • S&P 500       2,152.14   +14.98  (+0.70%)    (chart: red )
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  • Rus 1k (RUI)   1,191.83   +8.40  (+0.71%)
  • Rus 2k (RUT)   1,205.89  +15.85  (+1.33%)
  • Rus 3k (RUA)   1,270.73   +9.54  (+0.76%)
  • CBOE (TNX)        15.13   +0.79  (+5.51%)
  • Volatility(VIX)   13.55   +0.01  (+0.07%)
 I. a. Select stocks of interest, from Tuesday, 7/12/2016
  • AAPL …  97.42  +0.44 (+0.45%)   After Hours: 97.47 +0.05 (+0.05%)
  • C ……  43.44  +1.15 (+2.72%)   After Hours: 43.50 +0.06 (+0.14%)
  • CHK ….   4.58  +0.40 (+9.57%)   After Hours:  4.55 -0.03 (-0.66%)
  • FH …..   1.91  +0.03 (+1.60%)
  • GE …..  32.26  +0.05 (+0.16%)   After Hours: 32.27 +0.01 (+0.03%)
  • JCP ….   8.56  -0.11 (-1.27%)   After Hours:  8.49 -0.07 (-0.82%)
  • MPC ….  37.54  +1.10 (+3.02%)   After Hours: 37.54 +0.00 (+0.00%)
  • MU …..  13.23  +0.59 (+4.67%)   After Hours: 13.27 +0.04 (+0.30%)
  • VZ …..  55.47  -0.46 (-0.82%)   After Hours: 55.38 -0.09 (-0.16%)
  •      select ETFs …
  • DIA …  183.39  +1.27 (+0.70%)   After Hours: 183.48 +0.09 (+0.05%)
  • QQQ …  111.49  +0.56 (+0.50%)   After Hours: 111.45 -0.04 (-0.04%)
  • SPY …  215.00  +1.55 (+0.73%)   After Hours: 214.93 -0.07 (-0.03%)
  • GLD …  127.15  -2.14 (-1.66%)   After Hours: 127.25 +0.10 (+0.08%)
  • SLV ….  19.09  -0.21 (-1.09%)   After Hours:  19.14 +0.05 (+0.26%)
  • IWD …  104.98  +0.96 (+0.92%)
  • IWF …  103.11  +0.54 (+0.53%)
  • IWM …  119.72  +1.54 (+1.30%)   After Hours: 119.77 +0.05 (+0.04%)
  • IWV …  126.84  +0.99 (+0.79%)
 I. b. Sector summary from Tuesday, 7/12/2016
Sector Change +/-% (best (or least worst) to worst)
  • Energy …………………….. +2.37% 
  • Basic Materials …………….. +1.57% 
  • Financials …………………. +1.47%
  • Industrials ………………… +0.90% 
  • Cyclical Cons. Goods ………… +0.70%
  • Technology …………………. +0.69%
  • Healthcare …………………. +0.47%
  • Telecommunications Srvcs …….. +0.35%
  • Non-Cyclical Cons. Goods …….. +0.20% 
  • Utilities ………………….. -0.77%

 II. Bonds, and/or Currencies, and/or Commodities from Tuesday, 7/12/2016

  II. a.  USA  Bonds
  • 3 Month  0.30%  0.00 (0.00%)
  • 6 Month  0.36%  -0.01 (-2.70%)
  •  2 Year  0.67%  +0.02 (3.08%)
  •  5 Year  1.08%  +0.03 (2.86%)
  • 10 Year  1.51%  +0.03 (2.03%)
  • 30 Year  2.22%  +0.01 (0.45%)
  II. b.  Currencies
  • AUD/USD  0.7590  -0.0012 (-0.15%)
  • EUR/USD  1.1059  -0.0002 (-0.02%)
  • GBP/USD  1.3258  -0.0018 (-0.13%)
  • USD/CAD  1.3077  +0.0019 (0.15%)
  • USD/CNY  6.6830  -0.0076 (-0.11%)
  • USD/HKD  7.7574  -0.0010 (-0.01%)
  • USD/JPY  104.0250  -0.7250 (-0.69%)
 II. c.    US Energy Information Administration   (US EIA)

For both Bulls and Bears:

current XLE quote (Reuters) and more

Related previous XLE analysis:

  II. e.    Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)
 Remaining meetings:   ( FOMC  Calendar & info )
  • July 26-27                        ( IMHO, no rate increase expected )
  • September 20-21*
  • November 1-2
  • December 13-14*
* Meeting associated with a Summary of Economic Projections and a press conference by the Fed Chairperson  Ms. J. Yellen.
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 III.  Index Support and Resistance for Wednesday, 7/13/2016

 Below you will find the 52 week performance, and the Year-to-Date (YTD) performance to the selected indexes.  See Section V.  Index: 52week High,  52week Low, (Close 12/31/2015) to track changes in this info.  See the 200 day simple moving average (SMA) calculations added to those of the CBOE Interest Rate 10 Year T Note (INDEX CBOE: TNX).  For tracking the day’s action, here are the Pivot Points, Support points, Resistance points,  and the 50 day simple moving averages (sma),  for the DJIA, the NasdaqComp, the S&P 500, the Russell’s 1000, 2000, 3000, the CBOE Interest Rate 10 Year T Note (INDEX CBOE: TNX), as well as the Volatility Index (VIX) for the S&P500.
:: If the related index, or stock, is above the pivot point, the pivot point is both support, and an indication that Mr. & Ms. Fickle Markets are Bullish.
:: If the related Index, or stock, is below the pivot point, then the pivot point represents resistance, as well as an indication that Mr. & Ms. Fickle Markets are Bearish.
:: Please Note: ALL projections are for reference only as they can be easily exceeded, up or down, by Mr. & Ms. Fickle Markets.
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( 1) For the DJIA (INDEX DJX: .DJI) (ETF: DIA)
Closed 7/12 up  @  18,347.67  +120.74  (+0.66%)
:: Closed   (above 7/12 PP)  (above 7/13 PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)   18326.25
  •   Support (s1)  18280.54       Support (s2)   18213.42
  •   Resistance (r1)   18393.37   Resistance (r2)   18439.08
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):    17769.43       (uptick 7/8)
  •   52 week performance  +2.06%  YTD performance  +5.29%
( 2) For the Nasdaq Comp (INDEX NASDAQ: .IXIC) (ETF: QQQ)
Closed 7/12 up  @    5,022.82   +34.18  (+0.69%)
:: Closed   (above 7/12 PP)  (above 7/13 PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)  5021.53
  •   Support (s1)   5010.97      Support (s2)  4999.11
  •   Resistance (r1)  5033.39    Resistance (r2)  5043.95
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  4835.59          (uptrend  3/21)
  •   52 week performance  -1.61%   YTD performance  +0.31%
( 3) For the S&P 500 (INDEX SP: .INX) (ETF: SPY)
Closed 7/12 up  @   2,152.14   +14.98  (+0.70%)
:: Closed   (above 7/12 PP)  (above 7/13 PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)  2149.01
  •   Support (s1)  2142.63        Support (s2)  2133.11
  •   Resistance (r1)  2158.53     Resistance (r2)  2164.91
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  2080.61         (uptrend  3/16)
  •   52 week performance  +2.05%  YTD performance  +5.29%
( 4) For the Russell 1000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUI) (ETF: IWD)
Closed 7/12 up  @  1,191.83   +8.40  (+0.71%)
:: Closed   (above 7/12 PP)  (above 7/13 PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)   1190.14
  •   Support (s1)  1186.55      Support (s2)  1181.26
  •   Resistance (r1)  1195.43   Resistance (r2)  1199.02
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1151.39          (uptrend)
  •   52 week performance  +1.69%  YTD performance  +5.30%
( 5) For the Russell 2000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUT) (ETF: IWM)
Closed 7/12 up  @  1,205.89  +15.85  (+1.33%)
:: Closed   (above 7/12 PP)  (above 7/13 PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)  1203.21
  •   Support (s1)   1194.66      Support (s2)   1183.42
  •   Resistance (r1)  1214.45    Resistance (r2)  1223.00
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  1141.29          (uptrend)
  •   52 week performance  -4.70%   YTD performance   +6.16%
( 6) For the Russell 3000 (INDEX RUSSELL: RUA)
Closed 7/12 up   @  1,270.73   +9.54  (+0.76%)
:: Closed   (above 7/12 PP)  (above 7/13 PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)   1269.14
  •   Support (s1)   1265.21     Support (s2)  1259.68
  •   Resistance (r1)  1274.67   Resistance (r2)  1278.60
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):   1224.91          (uptrend)
  •   52 week performance   +0.87%    YTD performance  +5.36%
( 7) For the CBOE Interest Rate 10 Year T Note (INDEX CBOE: TNX)
Closed 7/12 up  @   15.13   +0.79  (+5.51%)
:: Closed   (above 7/12 PP)  (above 7/13 PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)    15.05
  •   Support (s1)    14.79      Support (s2)  14.45
  •   Resistance (r1)  15.39     Resistance (r2)  15.65
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  16.78          (downtrend)
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 200)  19.58          (downtrend)
  •   :: Close (130 days) above/below (+/-) sma200  (-4.448) pts., or (-22.719%)
  •   :: 52 week performance  -36.93%   YTD performance  -33.32%
( 8) For the Volatility S&P500 (INDEX CBOE: VIX)
Closed 7/12 up   @  13.55   +0.01  (+0.07%)
:: Closed  (above 7/12 PP)  (above 7/13 PP)
  •   :: Pivot point (PP)    13.41
  •   Support (s1)    12.89      Support (s2)   12.23
  •   Resistance (r1)  14.07     Resistance (r2)  14.59
  •   Simple Moving Average (Close 50):  16.09         (downtrend)
  •   :: 52 week performance   +2.42%   YTD performance  -25.59%
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 IV.  Index “projected” Highs and Lows for Wednesday, 7/13/2016

  • Index,  :: Projected High,  Projected Low
  •   Dow Jones …. 18416.23  …  18303.40
  •   Nasdaq……..  5038.67  …   5016.25
  •   S&P 500 ……  2161.72  …   2145.82
  •   Russell 1000 .  1197.23  …   1188.35
  •   Russell 2000 .  1218.73  …   1198.94
  •   Russell 3000 .  1276.64  …   1267.18
  •   CBOE TNX ……   15.52  …     14.92
  •   Volatility …    14.33  …     13.15

 V.  Index: 52week High,  52week Low, (Close 12/31/15)

  • Dow Jones ..  18371.95 c+  15370.33 .. (17425.03)  c+*
  • Nasdaq …..   5231.94 ..   4209.76 ..  (5007.41)  n/c
  • S&P 500 ….   2155.40 c+   1810.10 ..  (2043.94)  c+*
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  • Rus 1k (RUI)   1193.74 c+    995.55 ..  (1069.65)  c+*
  • Rus 2k (RUT)   1275.90 ..    943.10 ..  (1135.89)  n/c
  • Rus 3k (RUA)   1273.08 c+   1056.45 ..  (1206.10)  c+*
  • CBOE (TNX) ….. 24.32 c-.    13.36 …   (22.69)  c-*
  • Volatility(VIX)  53.29 …    10.88 …   (18.21)  n/c
  •    —     —     —     —     —     —
  •   n/c* =no change  c-* =changed lower  c+* =changed higher
-–  Monday, 7/11/2016   thru    Friday 7/15/2016  ——-

Hope the above Index Support and Resistance calculations for Wednesday, 7/13/2016 help your investing and trading planning today …

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